The Foundation Development Manager is responsible for the IDSA Foundation’s overall development of donor engagement via all fundraising activity through planned giving, annual giving, and corporate and foundation relations. This position will be an integral part of the Foundation’s fundraising efforts, working collaboratively and strategically with teams across the organization . They will oversee micro volunteering, committees and governance functions. This is a highly visible position working closely with the Executive Director and key committees.
Manage and implement overall individual giving efforts, including fundraising campaigns and strategies to acquire new donors, increasing individual and major giving
Prospect for, steward, and cultivate donors capable of making donations of up to $5,000
Highlight stories of impact in donor-facing communications by building a sense of donor community
Lead efforts in gift planning via programs and corporate/foundation relations to drive increased development activity and total contributions
Work closely with volunteer leadership including the Board of Directors and other committees
Assist with the preparation for senior management meetings, reports and briefings
Compile fundraising reports using donor database query and report systems
Coordinate and completes donor research on selected donor candidates
Coordinate all work to create an efficient donor acknowledgement and fulfillment program
Minimum Qualifications and Experience
Thorough knowledge of intermediate fundraising principles
Five years of fundraising experience
Experience working with clients/member services or providing high-level customer service experience is required
Bachelor’s degree in business, non-profit management, communication, public relations, or related field of study or equivalent experience is required
Skill in conducting research, writing and analyzing, and evaluating records, correspondence and other documentation required to accomplish goals
Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills are essential, with an ability to draft and prepare grammatically correct correspondence
Association or nonprofit experience helpful
General knowledge of health care, preferably infectious diseases and child health preferred
Experience within a medical association is highly preferred
About Infectious Diseases Society of America
The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) represents physicians, scientists and other health care professionals who specialize in infectious diseases. IDSA’s purpose is to improve the health of individuals, communities, and society by promoting excellence in patient care, education, research, public health, and prevention relating to infectious diseases.
SHEA's mission is to promote the prevention of healthcare-associated infections and antibiotic resistance and to advance the fields of healthcare epidemiology and antibiotic stewardship.